Worldbuilding Using Danmachi’s Building Block Worldbuilding

Worldbuilding is a tricky bronco for some writers to tame. When proclaiming yourself god of a new world, a lot of questions will demand to be stewed. This might not be as much of an issue if you're writing a Japanese romance set in a Japanese high school with Japanese customs and Japanese culture because … Continue reading Worldbuilding Using Danmachi’s Building Block Worldbuilding

Flash Review – Saki the Succubus Hungers Tonight (Vol. 1-3)

Humans are horny. This fact is one Renta Ota is painfully aware of, being a thirty-five-year-old virgin whose nightly activities include and are limited to sticking his hand down his pants. Then one night, a homeless college girl, Saki Michino, collapses outside his apartment in hunger, so he feeds her and lets her bunk for … Continue reading Flash Review – Saki the Succubus Hungers Tonight (Vol. 1-3)

Valkyria Chronicles’s Juxtaposing Approach to Killer Cutscenes

Cutscenes tend to receive mixed reception among the gaming community. On the one hand, they provide a break from the gameplay by allowing the player to kick back and enjoy storytime, but on the other, they rip control from the player and force them to watch their character pull off the baddest ass stunts and … Continue reading Valkyria Chronicles’s Juxtaposing Approach to Killer Cutscenes

Flash Review – Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki (Vol. 3)

It's that most glorious time of the year, summer vacation, and Fumiya Tomozaki's life councilor Aoi Hinami has given him his harshest challenges yet: befriending dudes and scoring himself a babe. The Cringe: Something this series has pulled off well is Tomozaki's dialogue, but not because he speaks with the most wondrous Shakespearean prose. Quite … Continue reading Flash Review – Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki (Vol. 3)